WHAT ABOUT THIS BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY QATAR
Up to the mid-20th century, when gas and oil was discovered, Qatar was one of the poorest countries in the Middle East. The country was ruled by various countries until the mid-1970s, and fishing was a key economic activity. Currently, Doha is a mecca for shopping enthusiasts as the city is home to some of the most opulent places to shop like the Villagio Mall, which is listed by Forbes as one of the best worldwide, Landmark Mall, Gulf Mall and many more. When it comes to food, this city has plenty of cuisine options to offer. There are Middle Eastern eateries, as well as upscale restaurants that feature some of the world's most celebrated chefs. Winter is one of the best times to explore the city as temperatures are relatively cool.
Places Of Interest : Top 4 Architectural Sights
- Katara Cultural Village.
- Souq Waqif
- Museum of Islamic Art
- State Grand Mosque
Envisioned as a beacon for promoting multiculturalism and global harmony the Katara Cultural Village near Doha is Qatar's largest, most multidimensional project. It offers a blend of 21st century galleries, theaters, concert halls and cutting edge facilities. Before shopping malls, the souq was the economic and social hub for Arabs, and the Souq Watif in Doha is its 21st century equivalent. This open air marketplace, fragrant with spices, perfumes and exotic incense, hums with activity as well as great food and fun. Venture off the main street to browse the many mud rendered shops that snake through a labyrinth of narrow alleyways. Doha's Museum of Islamic Art is a modern masterwork in the use of light and space and is home the largest collection of Islamic art in the world. High atop the West Bay of Doha, the sandstone facade of the State Grand Mosque is an imposing structure mixing traditional Arabic and modern architecture, exemplified by its huge outdoor spaces, crisp lines, minaret and sparkling half-moon designs.
Top 4 Natural Sights
- Khor Al Udaid Beach, Doha
- Brouq Nature Reserve, Brouq
- Dukhan Beach
- Doha Desert
Khor Al Udaid Beach is a true desert marvel. As the sea advances on the desert by day it forms an inland sea that constantly changes the shape and size of the surrounding dunes. As the day wanes, the sea begins to recede, revealing a sparkling array of colors at sunset and at night dunes as large as 130 feet high stand starkly amidst the starlit desert landscape. At the Brouq Nature Reserve visitors can enjoy Qatar's wildlife including the Arabian Oryx, gazelles, ostriches and the peninsula's flora and fauna. Dukhan Beach is among the most exotic beaches in the world with excellent surfing along gorgeous white sand, gently rolling hills and interesting limestone formations. For the true Qatar experience, nothing inspires more awe and wonder than a safari over the rolling dunes and flawlessly smooth sand that seemingly stretch forever in the vast Doha Desert.
Qatar offers a diverse range of destinations that incorporate both ancient and modern attractions. From the Katara Cultural Village to the Museum of Islamic art and to the iconic Aspire dome, a rental car will help you to explore Qatar like a local. Ever heard of desert greenery? Visit the Al Thakira Mangroves with your rental car and discover another side of Qatar. A drive to the Al Zubarah Fort and the abandoned village will be another noteworthy experience. This destination was the first in Qatar to be listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. As the city prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, this city is abuzz with activities and with your rental car, there is so much to observe.
Distance from Doha International Airport
- To Katara Cultural Village via Al Matar St: 19 miles or 30 minutes
- To Al Thakira Mangroves via Al Shamal Road: 51 miles or 1 hour 20 minutes
Doha is a center of commerce, finance, culture and healthcare in the Middle East. The city boasts offices of numerous top banks, insurance firms, multinational corporations, and shipping companies. The city is well supplied with world-class hotels where business people frequent to hold meetings and retreats. When you find yourself in the city on business you may need to go from meeting to meeting, on your agenda. With a car rental, you can do this easily. Just make sure to factor in time for traffic and to locate parking.
SAFETY CAR RENTAL IN DOHA . . .
Rent a car in Doha with Safety and enjoy a premium drive experience at competitive rates. Our locations throughout the city, including at Doha International Airport, make it easier for you to book your favorite car model and cruise the streets in style. Qatar is a small country packed with fascinating culture, panoramic landscapes and striking architecture, and what a better way to explore this ultra-modern city than with a rental car? Doha offers numerous locations that one can explore with rental cars including numerous museums, the corniche, the State Grand Mosque, and the Katara Cultural Village. A rental car will help you to access these attractions more easily. Rent a car in Doha and be able to save time while cruising through this gulf city like a local.
Experience About Rent A Car With Safety :
We offer a diverse range of car models that you can choose from for your car rental in Doha. Make your booking online and select your preferred car category. We also offer attractive deals and extras that will enable you to customize your transportation needs. Some of the cars that you can select when you make your booking include economy and luxury models, passenger vans, minivans, SUVs, convertibles and sports cars. Please note that we cannot guarantee you will receive a specific car model, only from your selected category. Our cars are new and come with the latest entertainment and safety features to enable you to enjoy a comfortable driving experience.
Some of the extras that we offer at our rent a car branch in Doha include:
- Additional drivers
- Child seats
- Extended roadside protection
- Accident protection
What vehicle type is right for my trip?
- Sedans are a great way to travel in comfort and are perfect for longer road trips between cities. Sports cars and convertibles are a fun way travel and bring instant glamour and excitement to the drive.
- SUVs are ideal for a range of roads and their ample cargo room is helpful for shopping trips.
- Station wagons and minivans are the best option for family vacations or group travel, providing the right amount of leg and luggage room.
Safety Rent A Car Driving Tips :
With its lavish budget, Qatar is constantly updating its roads, which are laid out in a thoroughly modern network of both two and three lane highways. Traffic congestion should be expected at peak hours along with disruptions due to road construction. Luckily, road signs are printed in English and Arabic which makes it easier to navigate around the country.
Additional tips for driving in Qatar:
- In Qatar driving is on the left.
- Street parking is either free or metered, but many hotels and malls provide valet parking.
- Qatar upholds a zero tolerance policy regarding drinking and driving.
- It is advised that you carry an ample supply of drinking water, especially during the summer months in your vehicle.
Doha is an ultra-modern city, but just like in other metropolitan areas, traffic jams are common. However, with our rental cars equipped with an optional GPS system, you will have the advantage of selecting the shortest routes. We also recommend that you make good use of your map to help you understand more about the various locations around the city. Parking in Qatar is done through a convenient mobile app called Q-Parking which you can easily download on your smartphone.